Grade Criteria

Select which of the criteria below are important for your assignment and what % of the total grade each element is worth.

  1. Meets requirements of the assignment

  2. Development of ideas

    • Clear thesis
    • Quality of supporting evidence
    • Organization within paragraphs
    • Organization of paper
    • Originality of ideas
  3. Grammar

    • Sentence Structure
    • Punctuation/Capitalization
    • Spelling
    • S-V agreement, pronoun case, verb tense
    • Complete sentences
  4. Style

    • Vocabulary/word choice
    • Vocabulary size
    • Level of diction
    • Syle/tone appropriate to audience/task
  5. Correct documentation of sources